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ChatPDF Alternative

Dropchat offers a comprehensive chatbot solution that allows you to train your chatbot using content from your website, PDFs, YouTube videos, and various other sources. For just a few dollars more each month, you get a lot more capability than ChatPDF's basic PDF chat solution.


ChatPDF concentrates solely on PDF files. Like many other chat with PDF apps, ChatPDF positions itself as a basic reading companion targeting student users and education technology market.

Why Dropchat is better?


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  • Diverse File Compatibility: Create chatbots using PDFs, websites, and even YouTube files.
  • User-Friendly with Depth: Offers simple features for students and individuals, but also advanced settings for professionals like webmasters and sales teams.
  • Team-Friendly: Share your chatbot easily with others.
  • Marketing Support: Capture and store user contact details for support and future promotions.
  • Flexible Trial Options: Reach out to us and get a tailored trial plan without any restrictions.
  • Cost-Effective: Designed for businesses wanting to swap out expensive and outdated live chat systems, ensuring a quick return on investment.
  • Seamless Integration: Embed into websites, online shops, and blogs with inline and pop-up chatbot options.
  • Personalized Onboarding: Every customer gets a dedicated customer success manager and comprehensive training via email, phone, and video.

Full Features Comparison

Features Dropchat ChatPDF Plus

Starter Plan Pricing

$24/month $5/month

Free Trial / Account Without Credit Card


Free Trial Without Login

Chat With PDFs


Chat With Websites

Chat With YouTube Videos

Capture Leads

Customize Chatbot Prompts

Custom Price Plans

Share or Embed Chatbots


Customize Chatbot Replies

Privacy Compliance / Delete Account

Create Quizes / Flashcards

Priority Support

Limited (3)

Customer Success / New User Onboarding

(1) 2 PDFs and 20 messages a day.
(2) 32 MB PDF file size limit. 2,000 page PDF limit. Only supports GPT 3.5. Only chat with single PDF at a time.
(3) Support via Discord, Twitter, and email only.